Milan is the featured community for a multi-artist collaboration highlighting story and song on Saturday, October 13th, from 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm. The Milan Community Festival of Story and Song features traditional Micronesian and Dakota music, the culmination of memoirist and sailor Glenda Reed’s storytelling workshops, original ballads by Smithsonian Folkways artist Larry Long with American Roots Revue featuring the soulful Tonia Hughes, Adam Levy of the Honeydogs, JD & Billy Steele from Grammy Award-winning Sounds of Blackness and the dynamic Steele family. GoodSpace Mural’s will also announce the project design for their upcoming public art piece in Milan. Free and open to the public.
Milan Community Festival of Story and Song
Saturday, October 13th
Burns Park, Milan, Minnesota
Rain and/or Cold weather:
Milan School Gym, 408 S 4th Street
3:00 – 4:30 pm Hometown Revival
Community storytellers and music
Free refreshments served
4:30 pm GoodSpace Murals
Public Art Design Presentation
5:00 – 6:30 pm Larry Long Presents American Roots Revue with Tonia Hughes, Adam Levy, Billy & JD Steele.
Burger Feed Fundraiser at the American Legion from 4:30-7:30 or until gone, plate includes a burger, beans, and chips for $7.
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.